Watch Malcolm Butler’s end zone interception against the Steelers

The Patriots cornerback wasn't scared to go up against Antonio Brown.

Malcolm Butler.
Malcolm Butler made a vital interception facing Antonio Brown in the first half of the Patriots' game against the Steelers. –Barry Chin/Globe staff

With the Steelers threatening to score, Malcolm Butler stepped up for the Patriots against one of the best in the game.

Landry Jones, playing quarterback for the Steelers with Ben Roethlisberger injured, tried to test Butler in one-on-one coverage against Antonio Brown. And while Brown is one of the game’s best, Butler stepped in front of the throw to make a vital end zone interception.

Here’s the play, which happened on third down at the New England 16-yard line:

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